St. Norbert Priory, Indara

St_Norbert_Priory_IndaraIndara is situated in the Eastern part of Utter Pradesh. It comes under the Diocese of Varanasi. Indara Mission station was established by Franciscan Missionary brothers at Kopaganj in 1947 and then it was shifted near to Indara Railway Station in 1949. Franciscan Missionary Bro. Otto will always be remembered for his work. Church was built and blessed on April 8th 1964. The church was dedicated to St. Gonzalo Gracia Martyr. The Diocesan Priests worked here till 1980 and the Mission was entrusted to the Norbertine Fathers in 1980. The Sisters of the Queen of the Apostles opened their Convent in July 1982 to help out in the hospital and the School. Before coming to Indara, Norbertine Fathers had worked in other two Missions namely; Baijalpur and Ratsar for 12 years.

Mirpur was a sub- station of Indara for a long time. Ursuline Franciscan sisters of Mangalore opened a house in 1977. The Parish was entrusted to the Norbertine Fathers in 1983.

With the initiation of Patrick D’Souza, Bishop of Varanasi and the Norbertine Fathers a new mission station was inaugurated on Jan. 24, 1999 at Ghosi. Norbertine Fathers are looking after the parish and the school with the kind support of the sisters of St. Anns of Trichy.

Parishes

  1. St. Gonzalo Garcia Church, Indara P.O, Mau 275 102, U.P.
  2. Sacred Heart Church, Shree Yesu Ashram, Mirpur, tandi, Banpokhra P.O, Mau 221 603 U.P
  3. St. Norbert Parish, Near Sugar Mill, Ghosi P.O, Mau 275 304, U.P

Schools

  1. St. Joseph Higher Secondary School, Indara
  2. Shree Yesu Ashram School, Mirpur
  3. St. Norbert School, Ghosi

Social work centres

  1. Norbertine Social work Centre, Indara

Boarding

  1. St. Norbert Boys Home, Indara

Birthdays
  • 06/August
    Rev. Fr. Marcus Champia O.Praem
  • 10/August
    Rev. Fr. Amardas Bagel O.Praem
  • 11/August
    Rev. Fr. Christopher Topno O.Praem
  • 18/August
    Rev. Fr. Eric C.Soreng O.Praem
  • 20/August
    Rev. Fr. John Francis O.Praem
  • 25/August
    Rev. Fr. EliazarSoemurum O.Praem
  • 30/August
    Rt. Rev. Rocky D' Souza O.Praem